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Climate Change Programme Officer

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Sustainability, Climate Change, EMS & Audits
Location   England (North West)
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   13/12/2020
Company Name   Chorley Council
Contact Name  
Website   Further Details / Applications
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Are you excited by innovation and the prospect of using your skills to achieve real and tangible outcomes for people’s daily lives? Are you enthusiastic about environmental issues? The climate change agenda is fast becoming the top priority of our generation and Chorley Council has declared a Climate Emergency and launched a commitment towards reducing carbon emissions, as well as offering vision and direction to residents on green issues.

We are looking for someone with strong project management credentials and ideally experience in an environmental discipline to help shape the future for Chorley and its residents.

You will help to design and implement solutions to the climate emergency aligned to national policy and guidance, working with colleagues from neighbouring Councils, reporting on the delivery of the Councils environmental agenda.

You will develop the Council’s strategies, policies and actions for renewable and sustainable energy and fuel poverty to achieve the Council’s net zero carbon emissions for the borough by 2030 and help deliver decarbonisation of the borough’s homes, Council assets, businesses and schools.

Come and join one of the most ambitious and forward thinking councils in the country and we offer a great range of benefits for employees including competitive salaries, a flexitime system, healthcare cash plan and discounts at major retailers.

To apply for this vacancy please visit our website at www.chorley.gov.uk/jobs and upload your CV.

For further information please telephone Zoe Whiteside 01257 515151 or zoe.whiteside@chorley.gov.uk.

The closing date for completed application forms is 13 December 2020.

Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 14/12/20

Equal Opportunities

We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. We are committed to the elimination of unfair and unlawful discrimination and prejudice in all our policies, procedures and practices.

We are committed to ensuring that the principals of the various legislation, European Directives and equality standards are met. Our aim is to have a workforce that is reflective of the local community and this will allow the Council to respond to the diverse needs of the community more effectively and with sensitivity.

We seek to challenge any unlawful or unjustifiable discrimination and we aim to prevent exclusion on grounds such as age, disability, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion or any other unjustifiable reason. We will take appropriate action to resolve any issues raised where discrimination is alleged.

Please be aware if you are disabled or your last employer was the armed forces and you meet all the essential criteria of a post you will be guaranteed an interview.

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